Cavendish has never won an Olympic gold medal and will compete for Team GB at Rio 2016, but leaves one of his most successful Tour de France's of his career
The Team Sky man is currently one minute and 47 seconds ahead of the chasing pack
Froome was in the leading pack for a tight finish
Team Sky's Froome crossed safely in a much-reduced peloton to retain his overall lead
Froome finally completed the course on a replacement bike and having provisionally lost the yellow jersey on the Ventoux summit question he was later re-awarded the lead
Froome was reduced to running up the mountain after his bike was broken
Froome was involved in a freak accident that left him running up the Mont Ventoux climb
Briton surprises rivals with late attack to extend his overall lead as Peter Sagan takes stage 11
Froome pulled clear of the leading bunch as the field came down the Col de Peyresourde
The images reveal that a herd of llamas call the part of Col du Tourmalet home
Cummins pulled clear on the climb up the daunting Col d'Aspin
Cavendish now has the second most Tour stage wins of any rider, five behind Eddy Merckx's record
Defending champion Froome is well placed in tenth after Sagan won a sprint finish to claim the lead from Mark Cavendish
Briton finished ahead of Marcel Kittel, Peter Sagan and Andre Greipel, with defending champion Chris Froome 25th
Can Chris Froome ride to a third overall victory in the world's biggest bike race?
As Froome pointed out, in other Tours he has been in top shape since even before the start of the race and then, having gained a big lead in the first mountain stage 'tried to hang on'